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Intercultural Learning

  1. Adelheid Hu

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0557

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Hu, A. 2012. Intercultural Learning. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Along with the important objective of communicative competence in foreign-language learning, intercultural learning has been emphasized, especially since the 1980s, as a main objective of foreign and second language pedagogy (Bredella & Christ, 1995; Hu & Byram, 2009a).


  • culture;
  • language teaching;
  • ethnocentrism